Char Dham Yatra

To become free from the cycle of death and birth and to get salvation, Visit the Char Dham Yatra, according to Hindu legends. Char Dham Yatra, four holy places are included that are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. These holy shrines are located at the Northern India, Jammu & Kashmir.

Sri Badrinath: Sri Badrinathji located on the bank of River Alkhananda, Garhwal region. Dedicated to this temple is Lord Vishnu. According to Hindu Believed, this temple is established by Adi Shankaracharya. There are three parts of the temple: Garbha Griha, Darshana Mandap and Shobha Mandap. The image of Sri Badrinath is made of Black stone.

Sri Kedarnath: Kedarnath Jyotirligam, dedicated to Lord Shiva is located at the height of 12000 ft on the mountain name Kedar of Rudra Himalaya range. Near Kedarnath is the source of the river Mandakini that joins Alakananda at Rudraprayag. Most Visited shrine of Hindu is Kedarnath which is 150 miles away from the Haridwar.

Gangotri: Most Famous Hindu Shrine, Gangotri which is located at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level, northern part of Uttarakhand. The temple was constructed in the early 18th century by a Gorkha Commander Amar Sigh Thapa. Drifting towards the adventurous aspect of Gangotri, it offers a number of sports for fun lovers such as river rafting, trekking etc. It is known as the source of River Ganges and also the seat of Goddess Ganga.

Yamunotri:
The Holy Yamunotri shrine is located at an altitude of 3293 meters, origin of Majestic River Yamuna. The trek to Yamunotri is magnificent, subjugated by mind stilling views of craggy peaks and intense forests. Surya Kund is known for its thermal springs. The hot water pool here is used to prepare the prasad or holy offerings to the deity.
  • Places
  • General Information
  • How to Reach
  • Itinerary

Places to see

  • Badrinath
  • Kedarnath
  • Gangotri
  • Yamunotri

General Information

Best Time to Visit: May to October

Top Hotels In Badrinath: Sarovar Potico, New Hotel Snowcrets, Narayana Palace.

Top Hotels in Kedarnath: Punjab Sindh Awas, Kedarnath, Himachal House, Kedarnath, Gayatri Sadan Kedarnath.

How to Reach

Nearest airport is Dehradun and nearest railway station are Rishikesh, Haridwar, and kotdwar.

Itinerary

Duration: 12 Days/11 Nights

Place to visit: Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath - Rishikesh - Delhi

Day 1: (Delhi - Haridwar)

Arrive from Delhi to Haridwar - attend the Arati of Gangaji in Har ki Pauri - back to the hotel.

Day 2: (Haridwar - Barkot)

Haridwar - Barkot - Check into hotel of Barkot

Day 3: (Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot)

Barkot - Hanuman Chatti - Pool chatty - Trek to Yamunotri - take Holy dip at the Garam kund - Yamunotri temple for Darshan - return back to Hanuman Chatti - Barkot - overnight stay in hotel

Day 4: (Barkot - Uttarkashi)

Barkot - Uttarkashi - Visit Prakateshwar Cave - overnight stay in Uttarkashi

Day 5: (Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi)

Uttarkashi - Gangotri - take holy dip in the Ganga (origin of Ganga, Bhagirathi) - Back to the Uttarkashi - Overnight stay in the Hotel of Uttarkashi

Day 6: (Uttarkashi - Guptakashi)

Uttarakashi - Guptakashi - overnight stay in the hotel

Day 7: (Guptakashi - Kedarnath)

Guptakashi - Gauri Kund - Kedarnath - after fresh up go the Darshan of Kedarnath - overnight stay here

Day 8: (Kedarnath - Guptakashi - Rudraprayag)

Kedarnath - Guptakashi - Rudraprayag - overnight stay here

Day 9: (Rudraprayag - Badrinath)

Leave for Badrinath from Rudraprayag - Darshan of Badrinath Temple - overnight stay here

Day 10: (Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh)

Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Dhari Devi Temple - Rishikesh - Overnight stay in Rishikesh hotel

Day 11: (Rishikesh - Delhi)

Return back to the hotel.
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